Suffering of Light - Alex Webb (Hardcover)

Thirty Years of Photographs by Alex Webb

Dispatched in 20 to 30 working days
Price
1,252
Split your payment into 4x interest-free payments of R 313 each. Learn more
Payflex
No reviews yet.
Get 5% Off all items by using Raru Coupon Code RCC-MARCHMADNESS T&Cs Apply Details...

Description

Gathering some of Alex Webbs most iconic images, many of which were taken in the far corners of the earth, this title brings a fresh perspective to his extensive catalogue. It provides the examination to date of this modern masters prolific, thirty-year career.

Product Details

Barcode
9780500543979
Department
Books
Released
1 May 2011
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Alex Webb
Geoff Dyer
Subtitle
Thirty Years of Photographs by Alex Webb
Binding
Hardback
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
204
Dimensions
306 x 330 x 23mm (2.17kg)

Summary

Gathering some of Alex Webb's most iconic images, many of which were taken in the far corners of the earth, The Suffering of Light brings a fresh perspective to his extensive catalogue. Recognized as a pioneer of American colour photography, Webb has since the 1970s consistently created photographs characterized by intense colour and light. His work, with its richly layered and complex composition, touches on multiple genres, including street photography, photojournalism and fine art, but as Webb claims, `to me it all is photography. You have to go out and explore the world with a camera.' Webb's ability to distil gesture, colour and contrasting cultural tensions into single, beguiling frames results in evocative images that convey a sense of enigma, irony and humour. Featuring key works alongside previously unpublished photographs, The Suffering of Light is Webb's first comprehensive monograph and provides the most thorough examination to date of this modern master's prolific, thirty-year career.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Photography
BISAC Subject 1
Photography / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
BIC Classification 1
Individual photographers
Dewey Classification
779.092
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Alex Webb's photographs have appeared in a wide range of publications, including the NewYork Times Magazine, Life, Stern and National Geographic, and have been exhibited internationally. He is a recipient of the Leica Medal of Excellence (2000) and the Premio Internacional de Fotografia Alcobendas (2009), and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1976.